How to Get an Animation Internship
A Guide that Helps You Apply, Interview, and Get Your Foot Into Show Business
This book can be downloaded and read in Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device.
If you’re a student who wants a job in the animation industry, then an animation internship is the best way to improve your chances of getting into this exclusive and exciting industry! Animation internships give you vital experience and networking opportunities—and can be a stepping stone for a job in the industry.
Want to know how to bag an animation internship? Then this is the book for you!
In this book, you’ll discover:
• Where to start and how to build experience
• What kind of internships there are
• How to set your application apart
• How to tailor your resume and cover letter for success
• The interview questions you could be asked
• The best way to deal with interview rejection
• What to do when you get that dream internship
• How to turn an internship into something bigger
In his super senior year, author Eric Bravo landed three studio internships—at Warner Bros. Records, Nickelodeon Animation Studios, and DreamWorks Animation Studios on the movie Penguins of Madagascar. He seized the opportunity and was successful in pitching his cartoon short The Outsiders to Nickelodeon.
Having experienced first-hand the lack of information out there on how to gain an animation internship, Eric created super popular blog The StoryBoard Room, where he provides advice to college students on pursuing an animation internship. After being inundated with questions, Eric wrote this book to answer the common questions and give his personal advice on how to get an animation internship.
In this book, you’ll find all of Eric’s knowledge and years of experience laid out for you to use as a blueprint. You’ll get a “behind the scenes” look as Eric interviews industry professionals who interned at major animation studios such as Nickelodeon, DreamWorks, Walt Disney, Cartoon Network, LAIKA, and Industrial Light & Magic. The book also contains helpful tips and insightful knowledge from recruiters, including what entertainment studios look for in an intern.
Want to relieve the stress of applying for animation internships? Get the inside scoop from Eric and other successful interns to progress on your journey in the animation industry!
About the author: Eric Bravo is a writer, photographer, traveler, and creator who made his cartoon short The Outsiders with Nickelodeon while simultaneously working on Google’s Self Driving Car Project. You can find Eric online at www.eric-bravo.com.
What's New in Version 1.1
Updated minor corrections.